Science Fair contestants take home victory

Madison McDaniel, Online Editor-in-Chief

1st Place: Shayan Mohanty

2nd Place: Ray Xu

Honorable mention: David Hernandez, Daniel Martin, Michael Chiu

Environmental Management:

1st Place: Rachel Hodge

Honorable Mention: Sreevidya Ghantasala

Medicine and Health

Honorable Mention: Amy Xia


3rd Place: YuChun Lin

Honorable Mention: Emily Wang

Plant Science:

1st Place: Sheryl Li

*All 1st-3rd places are heading to State Science Fair at the end of March.


Special Awards

American Psychological Association

Outstanding Research in Psychology:

Sagar Parikh

Dallas County Medical Society:

Second place: Anjana Ram  

National Society of Professional Engineers NSPE Innovative Engineering Award:

Ray Xu

Institute of Industrial Engineers- Dallas/Fort Worth Outstanding Use of Industrial Engineering:

Shayan Mohanty & Sagar Parikh

Pariveda Solutions:

Shayan Mohanty

Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Terracon Environmental Excellence Award, senior division, second place:

Rachel Hodge

Texas Instruments Signal Process Engineering, senior division, third place:

Ray Xu

Texas Tech University Department of Plant and Soil Plant Sciences, senior divsion: 

First place: Wenxi Sheryl Li

U. S. Air Force

Outstanding Project in Engineering, senior division:

Shayan Mohanty

U. S. Dept. of the Navy/Marine Corps

Naval Science Award, senior division:

Rachel Hodge

Sheryl Li

Shayan Mohanty

Ashley H. Priddy Award:

Rachel Hodge  

Water Environment Federation

U. S. Stolkholm Junior Water prize, senior division:

Renee Beach and Aileen Huang


Senior division, first place:

Renne Beach and Aileen Huang

Yale Science and Engineering Association, Inc. Most Outstanding 11th Grade Exhibit in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or Chemistry:

 Celeste Huang

Cisco Systems:

Fabrication of Hollow Polymer Nanofiber Memebranes via Co-axial Electrospinning for Water Purification:

 Aileen Haung and Rachel Beach

Closing the Tera-Hertz Gap Makes Superman Vision Feasible:

Ray Xu